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Day Trips from Paris

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I'm going to Paris in three weeks and would like to plan a couple day trips outside the city.
7 years ago, April 11th 2013 No: 1 Msg: #169010  
Any suggestions of what's doable in a day (not including Versailles)? What should not be missed? Reply to this

7 years ago, April 16th 2013 No: 2 Msg: #169260  
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Dijon is a nice place to visit though its not really a day trip since its ~3hrs by train. Its a laid back charming town, especially if you go in slightly off season. Its the beginning of wine country and you could take biking / wine tours from there. Reply to this

7 years ago, April 22nd 2013 No: 3 Msg: #169643  

In response to: Msg #169260

I researched Dijon a little and it does look charming! Maybe we can squeeze it into a day...I've done crazier things I guess. Have you been to Mont Saint Michel? It looks to be equally as far. Which would be better? or is it impossible to choose? Reply to this

7 years ago, April 29th 2013 No: 4 Msg: #169898  
I would recommend taking the train to Monet's home. We loved it there.
It is a cute town. The house and grounds are lovely to explore. They have a nice gift shop with great jewelry!

http://www.travelblog.org/Europe/France/Lower-Normandy/Bayeux/blog-437060.html Reply to this

7 years ago, April 29th 2013 No: 5 Msg: #169899  

In response to: Msg #169898

Yes! This I will not miss. Reply to this

7 years ago, April 29th 2013 No: 6 Msg: #169903  
We loved it..... a very special setting. A very small cute town.

Can't wait to hear your impressions. Reply to this

7 years ago, May 23rd 2013 No: 7 Msg: #170999  
Mont st. Michele is wonderful but too far from Paris for a day trip. I recommend Monet's garden and definitely Rouen where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake. Reply to this

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